Peach Lake, New York

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Peach Lake is a hamlet (and census-designated place) located mostly in the Town of Southeast in Putnam County, New York; a portion of the CDP is in the Town of North Salem in Westchester County, New York. As of the 2000 census, the population was 1,671.

The name of the census region is derived from a hamlet located on the northeast side of a lake, also called Peach Lake. The lake itself is in two counties. The community is south of Interstate 84.



The Ryder family, who have for generations controlled the Putnam County National Bank, have farmed land in Peach Lake since the 18th century.


Peach Lake is located at 41°21′49″N 73°34′28″W / 41.363521°N 73.574454°W / 41.363521; -73.574454 (41.363521, -73.574454).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.1 square miles (7.9 km2), of which, 2.7 square miles (7.0 km2) of it is land and 0.4 square miles (0.9 km2) of it (11.76%) is water.

Peach Lake is proximate to the Connecticut border.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,671 people, 617 households, and 468 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 619.2 per square mile (239.0/km2). There were 743 housing units at an average density of 275.3/sq mi (106.2/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 97.19% White, 0.54% African American, 0.12% Native American, 0.78% Asian, 0.42% from other races, and 0.96% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.63% of the population.

There were 617 households out of which 37.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.0% were married couples living together, 9.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.1% were non-families. 20.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.71 and the average family size was 3.16.

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